SPORTS: Adama shocks Coffee 2-1

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – Ethiopia Premier League defending champions Ethiopian Coffee were shocked 2-1 here today by the visiting Adama Kenema (City).

The victory elevated Adama to second place behind leader Harar Brewery, who has a better goal difference (+2).

Four teams, namely Harar Brewery, Adama City, Mugher Cement and EEPCO, currently share the top position with 5 points each from 3 matches..

Meanwhile in Bishoftu, newly promoted Ethiopian Air Force failed to take home field advantage as they lost 1-0 to Dedebit. Dawit Fekadu scored the lone goal of the match.

Ethiopian Air Force has lost all their matches by an identical score of 1-0.

Dire Dawa Kenema (City) defeated last year’s runner-up St. George 1-0 thanks to an 81st minute goal by Remedan Nassir.

It seems like Dire Dawa is rebounding from their season opener defeat (1-2) at the hands of Mugher Cement.   They have now collected 4 points in their last 2 matches.

Week 3 – December 13, 2011:

Addis Ababa: Ethiopian Coffee vs Adama Kenema 1-2

Dire Dawa: Dire Dawa Kenema vs St. George FC 1-0

Bishoftu: Ethiopian Air Force vs Dedebit FC 0-1